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University of Essex

Graduation 2017

Book your place

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You must confirm that you're attending Graduation even if you have no guests coming. Booking for Graduation will open in May 2017, so check back here for more details closer to the time.

Graduation will take place at our Colchester Campus. All eligible students studying at the Colchester, Loughton and Southend Campuses will be invited to attend.

Watch Graduation online

Check out the schedule of ceremonies to find the one you want and then view online.

Dates for Graduation 2017

  • Tuesday 18 July 2017
  • Wednesday 19 July 2017
  • Thursday 20 July 2017
  • Friday 21 July 2017

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Colchester Campus

Accommodation for Graduation is available to book through Event Essex. Accommodation is provided in single en suite bedrooms in self-contained flats each containing between six and fourteen rooms.

Gown hire

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All graduating students attending the graduation ceremony wear academic robes of the University of Essex (gown, cap/mortar board and hood) appropriate to the degree being conferred.

Guest tickets

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Guest tickets will be available to purchase and will admit the ticket holder to the graduation ceremony in the Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall and to the departmental reception, which includes light refreshments.